Danah boyd, who researches youth issues at Microsoft, writes at Reason about how kids try to protect their privacy online:
1. Social steganography. The most common way teens find privacy is not by restricting access to content, but by restricting access to meaning. They encode what they’re posting using in-jokes, song lyrics, pronouns, and references that outsiders won’t recognize.
Read the full article for other ways kids try to protect their online privacy.